United Airlines begins new, non-stop service between Springfield/Branson National Airport (SGF) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), beginning June 8. Tickets are on sale now. “As the 4th largest city in the U.S., Houston is a great nonstop destination for business and leisure travelers,” says Andrew Bell sales manager for Springfield at United Airlines.
About 2,500 student archers from schools around the state will compete at the Missouri National Archery in Schools Program (MoNASP) ninth annual state tournament on March 24-25 at the Branson Convention Center. The public is welcome to attend to support the participants. This year’s tournament will have a gate fee of $7. MoNASP is coordinated
MFA Oil Company, a farmer-owned energy supply cooperative, announces it has acquired Ford Oil Company, an independent retailer of propane and refined fuels with offices in Hornersville and Kennett, Mo. “Acquiring Ford Oil Company and its resources expands our footprint in the Missouri Bootheel, an important agricultural market,” says Jon Ihler, MFA Oil vice president
Getting old pays off Dear Savvy Senior, What types of discounts are available to baby boomers, at what age do they kick in, and what’s the best way to go about finding them? Almost 50 Dear Almost, One of the great perks of growing older in America is the many discounts that are available to
Americans now retire with far more debt than previous generations. This can pose a significant risk to retirees’ income, and may result in them not having enough. It also means that when a spouse dies, there could be little left over as creditors deplete an estate’s assets – forcing survivors to make difficult decisions and
My Fellow Missourians: My wife, Marla, and I took off last weekend to celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary in Branson. On the way, I attended the MoDOT Southwest District Winter Legislative Forum in Springfield. This meeting had been rescheduled from a previous cancellation due to icy weather conditions. We were briefed on current winter work
Last Friday, the lieutenant governor’s office visited Branson to continue our goal of recognizing and promoting Missouri. Branson is one of our state’s premier touring destinations. The area is home to quality entertainment and tourist attractions, a thriving economy, and thousands of our country’s veterans. I take pride in calling Branson part of our state.
The cyclamen is Cupid’s flowering love child. For centuries, cyclamens have been associated with matters of the heart, making it a perfect Valentine’s Day choice, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Cultivars of this flowering houseplant bear heart-shaped leaves and fragrant red, pink, white or bicolored flowers. The flower of cyclamen has petals
Eva Wallace never enlisted in the U.S. military, has never been on active duty and never endured life-altering injuries protecting American freedoms. However, as a military spouse she has found another important way to serve our country – advocating for veterans’ rights. Each February, Wallace and more than 500 other members of The American Legion